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Alt Tab (Task Switcher) randomly changing the specified row/columns configuration

I have changed in the Task Switcher of my Windows 7 SP1 (Aero enabled) the row/columns config to 8 columns by editing HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop\CoolSwitchColumns, but changes only work ...
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How do you change the mouse cursor icons in Windows 8(.1)?

This used to be something really simple in Windows 7 and prior. You'd drop your .cur and .ani files into C:\Windows\Cursors and go to Mouse settings in the Control Panel. Staying true to form, the ...
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How to change Start Menu button using .BMP file? [closed]

I have downloaded .BMP files from internet but cant figure out, what are the next steps to follow to change the Start Menu button using that file?
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Changing the Inkscape color scheme on Windows

On Windows, Inkscape (0.48) comes with this horrendous brown color scheme. How can I change it? Or rather, to what can I change it? I've noticed there's an etc\gtk-2.0\gtkrc file in the Inkscape ...
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Changing ALL System Fonts in Windows 7

I had a quick question about altering fonts in Windows 7 I was hoping someone could give me a hand with. I have a touch of OCD when it comes to consistency and am having trouble changing the system ...
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Is it possible to hide the pin/unpin buttons for items on the task bar?

When right clicking an icon on the taskbar Windows displays a small menu. This always contains a button to pin/unpin the application on the taskbar. I frequently use this menu to open new windows ...
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Switch from KDialog to Zenity

I'm using KDE 4.8.4. Is it possible to cease to use KDialog in KDE and switch to Zenity permanently? KDialog is driving me crazy. It always freezes everywhere at save and open dialogs, in Google ...
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How to change default column widths in Macintosh Finder?

In Mac OS X Mavericks, I find that when I bring up a finder window showing items in a list with columns, the Name column defaults to being way to wide, I have to scroll to the right to grab column ...
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Create a Short cut to a URL on the start menu windows 8 [duplicate]

how do I create a tile on my windows 8 start menu that will open a browser and go to a specific URL.. any ideas?
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Change windows 7 theme's preview image

I installed a lite copy of Windows 7 for my mom's netbook and now I'm trying to change the default preview image for a theme in Windows 7. Apparently it had "Dark Pear" installed but I was able to ...
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Sticky notes on windows 7

I have Sticky notes running as a widget on windows 7. I would like to do the following Change that front to arial narrow and BOLD. I am aware of the font change fix. How do I get the bold in there ...
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I have 4 monitors connected running windows. Seeking utility/mod of taskbar to display on 2 monitors only, and not on all 4 Monitors

Trying to find a solution for the following: I been using +7 taskbar tweaker for options such as ability to customize group groups or unpin certain tabs from groups and option to display seconds In ...
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How I can set via Registry the color of this screen in Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8.1, how I can set the color of this Screen to Black color? I know that the color ID for the Black color is 0 'cause I did the trick with Windows 8 using Windows System Image Manager ...
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Winpe background?

I am creating a custom winpe disc Modified the "winpe.jpg" with a wallpaper 1024x768. When booting in different screen resolution 1366x768 the background is not stretched along the screen. Is there a ...
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How can I change the color of the text that I have already written in OneNote?

When I first got my laptop, I used black text/ink color on the normal white OneNote background. I "personalized" Windows 7's Window Background to a dark grey color and now the one note inked items ...
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Where are the start menu customization pictures located on Windows 8?

I would like to take some of the images in the red area shown below for personal use. Are they contained in a specific folder, and if so, which one?
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How do I increase the size of the titlebar and window border padding on Windows 8?

This question talks about changing the Titlebar and Window Border Padding so that it is smaller. What if I want it back to its original size? As seen in the picture above, I cannot change it from ...
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Can I change the size of the kde menu?

I would like to make the menu bigger (=covering more of the screen and showing more), is that possible? Using opensuse 13 kde
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How can I edit the Microsoft Word bibliography XML format in an intuitive way?

In Microsoft Word 2010 citation manager there is no possibility to edit the inline citation format or the bibliography format while the functionality is available through XML files. Does Microsoft ...
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Set custom folder icon for a network folder in Windows File Explorer

I access a Windows share and the 'folder icon' section (the bottom one) is missing in its settings. It shows up properly in local folders. I would like to have it with both. A folder properties ...
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How I can know that a ubuntu ISO was created using a live cd customization tool, like remastersys etc?

How I can know that a ubuntu ISO was created using a live cd customization tool, like remastersys etc? Or how I can know that a ubuntu ISO was created or generated? Does live cd customization tools ...
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Launch an arbitrary application with a specific icon

I'm thinking about customizing my Windows 7's application icons, so that they all follow a specific theme (Token-like icons). This would involve using Resource Hacker (or similar) to patch each .exe. ...
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Custom PCI bracket with support, for custom PCB?

I am considering to put a custom PCB card that I made, into my computer. It won't go on any PCI connector, it plugs in on a USB connector on the motherboard, via a ribbon cable. I need thou to plug ...
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Custom App Folder

I am trying to figure out if I can create a custom menu in the start menu. I would like to create a menu something like this, but for some custom apps that we use in house. Below are an example of a ...
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Change Taskbar AND Window Title Text On Windows 8

This answer shows how to change window title text color. But there is one problem: Aero Lite theme changes taskbar text color to black. Is there a way to change it?
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Prevent Windows from silently disabling wallpaper slide show

I generally have my wallpaper set to a slide show pulled from a folder that has around 50 images in it. However, this slide show seems to get stopped whenever I RDP into the system. There is no ...
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Windows Explorer Default Open Location in Vista when using Start->RightClick

I'm running Vista. I normally right-click on the bottom left-hand Start button and select "Explore" from the pop-up context menu to start Windows File Explorer. Currently the initial location ...
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How can I increase the width of the Aero Peek button in Windows 7/8/8.1?

I'm using Windows 8.1 on a Surface Pro, and my Aero Peek button is 8 pixels wide, making it near unusable with touch, and even difficult with the mouse. I have the same problem on my desktop, where my ...
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Is it possible to change program's splash image position in Windows 8

On Windows, when a program is launched (like Photoshop), it's splash image is shown in the middle of the screen, while the program is loading. I'd like to change it's position to something different, ...
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Is it possible to pin a windows to the desktop in Windows 7?

I am looking at pinning the window from an application to the desktop in Windows 7. I do not want this window to be on top of the others, just "glued" to the desktop. It could look like what used to ...
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remove default items from “Save as” dialog in explorer? [duplicate]

I'm having trouble figuring out how to remove the default items on the left side of the "Save as..." dialog in Windows. I want only my favorites to be displayed, how can I remove the default items? ...
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Change Window Title Text On Windows 8?

I would like to change the color of the window title text on: Windows 8 Professional x64 With all Aero features enabled On the desktop (not in MUI mode) Have tried various existing solutions for ...
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Is it possible to have alternating colors in Windows 7 Explorer windows?

I know this is doable in Winforms and WPF, but not sure if I can do it for explorer windows. Something that looks like this:
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Is there any potential vulnerability in using an unsigned theme on Windows 7/8?

Assume the patching utility is trusted. I'm trying to understand whether this limitation is a matter of Microsoft controlling branding or an actual security concern. As an aside, the hoops I have to ...
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How to get customizable right click menu for Windows 7 desktop?

99 percent of a time I am using some flavor of Unix on my desktop with Fluxbox as window manager of choice. I want to make remaining 1 percent I spent on Windows as painless a possible. I really love ...
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Windows 8 change Border Padding [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I reduce the size of the titlebar and window border padding on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012? In Windows 7 was a "Advanced appearance settings" where the ...
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How do I reduce the size of the titlebar and window border padding on Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012?

I think the size of the titlebars and the titlebar text are too large in Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012. Also, the window border padding cannot be adjusted like it could in Vista and Windows 7, as ...
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Invert windows 7 taskbar

I want to position Windows 7 taskbar on the left side of the screen, but to revert it's default ordering: bottom left would be the Start button, then applications, then clock. Is this possible?
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Customizing Windows 98 for young children

I have a number of kids games that only work on Windows 9x. Therefore, I have installed Windows 98 on an old computer to my children. The children are 5 and 2 years old. The problem I have is that the ...
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Custom multi-item context-menu entry for Windows Explorer

I'm trying to create a custom context-menu entry for Windows (7) Explorer that will send ALL selected items ton ONE single command. I've read about MultiSelectModel with a Player value in MSDN Doc ...
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Win 7 - How to customize window colors?

Is it possible to customize ALL possible colors in Win 7? The same way we did it in Win XP? Because I would like a darker color for applications (for example the panel where you write your text in ...
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How do I change default background windows color?

The default background color for windows is white. To prevent eyestrain, I would like to change the color to, for example, black or blue. Is it possible to change the default background color for ...
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Is there hotkey for Show Desktop Icons function in Windows?

On my desktop there are a sea of icons and I realy like ability to hide them. I can do that if do right click on desktop and find arrange icons -> Show Desktop Icons I am also addicted to many types ...
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How can I manage settings for Aero in Windows 7?

I want to disable certain effects, for example window minimize/maximize animations, window border blur, title text background blur, etc. Where are these settings located on Windows 7?
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Windows Desktop enhancer/shell replacement

Hey all, what Windows shell is this? It looks fantastic! Does anyone know the program?
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How to properly uninstall visual styles in windows 7

How do I properly uninstall previously installed visual styles for windows 7? As you can see, my theme is already ruined.
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customize windows 7 progressbars

How do I customize the progress bars in windows 7. Is there any SOFTWARE that can do this. Something that could change the color, or the kind of animation that it is making.
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What form-factors do PSUs use nowadays?

I'm building a desktop and I'm going to get the SilverStone SST-ST50F 500W as my PSU. What form-factor is it? Is it ATX, following the motherboard form-factor or different?
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changing the num-lock functionality

I'd like to change the way numlock works on my keyboard. What I want is for it to act like caps lock for my number row. His way I can type parens and other characters while programming without ...
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how to customize windows 7's explorer frame

Is there anyone here who knows how to customize the explorer frame in windows 7. I'm looking for something that could completely change the frame. Not just changing the color. Because that is already ...